Quick Facts: The Impact of UMSON

News, numbers, stats, and everything else you’d like to know about the University of Maryland School of Nursing.

Stethoscope Icon3 locations:

28 clinical simulation laboratories

200+ clinical simulation laboratories

Entry to Practice*

  • 94% program completion
  • 37% are employed at the University of Maryland Medical Center

Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Clinical Nurse Leader

6,000+: Governor’s Wellmobile visits in 2016
Our Wellmobiles provide primary health care to uninsured and underserved residents across Central Maryland while serving as interprofessional clinical education sites.


Historical Nurse PhotoWe’ve been doing this a long time …


Best Grad School | U.S. News & World Report | Badges for Master's Degree (2019) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (2019)Rankings

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Scholarships

56% of students receive financial aid
2,670
awards (scholarships, Pell grants, loans, etc.) in fall 2017
$11,508 average aid awarded

Conway Scholars
$7.24M in support from William “Bill” and Joanne Conway
106 full scholarships (tuition, fees, and books) awarded to date


Student Books IconOur Students

  • 1,887 students from 23 states and 23 (out of 24) Maryland counties   
    • 846: undergraduate (BSN, RN-to-BSN)   ‌
    • 513: master’s
    • 515: doctoral (52 PhD; 366 DNP)
    • 13: certificate
  • 46: percentage of minority students
  • 12: percentage of male students
  • 31: average age

Apple IconOur Faculty

  • 147: faculty members
    • 136 full time
    • 11 part time
  • 32: clinical instructors
  • 107: faculty members hold doctoral degrees (73 percent of the total faculty)
  • 600+: faculty associates and clinical preceptors (overseeing student clinical experiences)

Student Mortar Board IconOur Alumni

  • ‌23,617 alumni in:
    • 50 states
    • 25 countries
  • 2,312 alumni have earned a second degree from UMSON
  • 80 alumni have earned three degrees from UMSON

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Research and Funding

  • 8th in receipt of funding (for public schools of nursing) from the National Institutes of Health
  • $11.4 M: total extramural funding in FY 17
    • $5.4 M: extramural research funding in FY 17
  • 3 organized research centers
  • areas of research include:
    • Chronic pain
    • Healthy aging
    • Sleep/fatigue
    • Opioids/substance abuse
    • Health services
    • Health care informatics
    • Symptom management
    • Mental health
    • Maternal and birth outcomes
    • End of life and palliative care
    • Environmental exposures
    • Worksite wellness
    • Neuromuscular disorders
    • Implementation and dissemination science